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Well I love love love my satin nickel elsewhere but have been wondering about my bath redo if I should stick with chrome for long term finish potential/cleaning....it seems to hold up better than the newer finishes imho....I have read about peeps stating oil rubbed bronze and satin nickel finishes are hard to keep clean and wear off in bathroom....any comments on your preference?


"Nature does not hurry yet everything is accomplished." - Lao Tau
"There is more to life than increasing it's speed." - Gandhi

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I have had ORB in my kitchen for almost 8 years now and the faucet is showing it's age. The copper coloration is revealed in heavily used areas. For my yet to be completed master bath, I opted for polished chrome as I wanted the sparkle against my matte porcelain tile and chrome is ageless. I must admit tho that it is not the current trend so finding lights and fixtures I liked was challenging. I had to order most of them from on-line sources.

The brushed or polished nickel is more prevalent and it is warm. The brushed finishes have their downsides too my research found. Someone told me the color turned on their brushed mickle fixtures.
 
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Thanks Froo, I just read someone got their brushed nickel ones and the finish was actually greener than their other pieces....odd! Smile


"Nature does not hurry yet everything is accomplished." - Lao Tau
"There is more to life than increasing it's speed." - Gandhi

<>< Hebrews 13:2
 
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Go with a quality, solid metal fixture, and I think either the chrome or brushed nickel can give you good life. We have Moen brushed nickel in the bathroom and it is 15 years old. Still looks new. (I do wipe it dry after each shower and the sink every other day.
Some Delta or Price Pfister have not been as good for us.
 
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